Ripley Publishing Donates Ebooks to Non-Profit Group Worldreader

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 2, 2012) – Ripley Publishing is introducing its brand of bizarre books to students in Africa through a donation of ebooks.

Donation will make more than a dozen Ripley ebooks available for students in Africa

Ripley’s is making more than a dozen of its ebooks available to Worldreader, a non-profit group that makes digital books available to students in developing countries. Worldreader has wirelessly distributed more than 75,000 books to children in Africa and has plans to expand even further this fall.

The Ripley Publishing donation means that Worldreader can place an unlimited number of Ripley’s ebooks on the Kindles of needy students – all at no cost.  The partnership was finalized on World Book Day.

Ripley’s ebooks available to Worldreader include:

  • Ripley’s Believe It or Not! (Ripley’s first book)
  • Ripley’s RBI Series
    • Volume 1: A Scary Tale
    • Volume 2: The Dragon’s Triangle
    • Volume 3: Running Wild
    • Volume 4: Secrets of the Deep
    • Volume 5: Wings of Fear
    • Volume 6: Sub-Zero Survival
    • Volume 7: Shock Horror
    • Volume 8: The Lost Island
  • Ripley’s Believe It or Not! The Cartoons 1 & 2
  • Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Unbelievable Stories for Guys

“We’re proud to be able to partner with Worldreader and help this amazing group educate, empower and inspire children through the magic of books,” said Norm Deska, Executive Vice President, Intellectual Property for Ripley Entertainment Inc.

For more on Ripley Publishing, please visit http://www.ripleybooks.com/.

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 About Ripley Publishing

Ripley Publishing is the publishing arm of Ripley Entertainment Inc., the owner of the internationally famous trademark Ripley’s Believe It or Not! As world authority on all that is unbelievable, the company offers up its vast archives of the strange and unusual through books, television shows, tourist attractions, motion pictures, merchandise and the worldwide syndication of its daily newspaper cartoon. Ripley researchers across the globe are busy each day digging deep into the world of the odd and bizarre to compile enough fresh and exciting material to fill the Believe It or Not! series of books published each year.

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